Pedro Gutiérrez de Valdivia or Valdiva (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo ðe βalˈdiβja]; April 17, 1497 – December 25, 1553) was a Spanish conquistador and the first royal governor of Chile. After serving with the Spanish army in Italy and Flanders , he was sent to South America in 1534, where he served as lieutenant under Francisco ...
Pedro de Valdivia, conqueror and governor of Chile for Spain and founder of the cities of Santiago and Concepción. Valdivia served with distinction in the Spanish army in Italy and Flanders before being sent to South America in 1534. During the Peruvian civil war (1538), he fought with Francisco.
Pedro de Valdivia (Villanueva de la Serena, Extremadura, 17 de abril de 1497-Tucapel, Gobernación de Chile, 25 de diciembre de 1553) fue un militar y conquistador español de origen extremeño. Tras participar en diversas campañas militares en Europa, Valdivia viajó a América, formando parte de las huestes de Francisco Pizarro , gobernador ...
Pedro de Valdivia (ca. 1502-1553) was a Spanish conquistador and professional soldier. He fought in Europe and in the civil wars of Peru and initiated the conquest of Chile. Pedro de Valdivia was born in the district of La Serena in Estremadura. Joining the Spanish army early, he fought in Flanders and then at the battle of Pavia in 1525.
Al frente de un puñado de soldados, en 1540 el extremeño Pedro de Valdivia conquistó el territorio del actual Chile, pero 13 años después sucumbió a una emboscada de los mapuches. Historia de España Biografías Sergio Pinto Actualizado a 16 de noviembre de 2020 · 19:00 · Lectura: 7 min
Pedro de Valdivia ( b. c. 1500; d. 1553), Spanish conquistador and founder of Chile. Before undertaking the expedition to Chile, Valdivia had already acquired extensive military experience. He entered the army in 1521, participated in the Spanish campaigns in Flanders and Italy, and fought in the battle of Pavia (24 February 1525).
Pedro Gutiérrez de Valdivia or Valdiva was a Spanish conquistador and the first royal governor of Chile. After serving with the Spanish army in Italy and Flanders, he was sent to South America in 1534, where he served as lieutenant under Francisco Pizarro in Peru, acting as his second in command.
Tools. Pedro de Valdivia, the conqueror and colonizer of Chile, has yet to have a definitive biography. Jaime Eyzaguirre has attempted to remedy this fact by publishing Ventura de Pedro de Valdivia, but the attempt does not meet with any stunning success. Valdivia’s career began in Italy, fighting in the wars against the French monarch.
The Pedro de Valdivia Bridge crossing the Valdivia River was built in 1954. Valdivia came to be one of the most important industrial centre in Chile together with the capital Santiago and the main port city, Valparaíso. Great Chilean earthquake and Valdivia in Los Lagos Region (1960–2006) A street in Valdivia after the earthquake of 22 May 1960
Pedro de Valdivia, Conquistador of ChileLope de Aguirre, el peregrino: Primer caudillo de América | Hispanic American Historical Review | Duke University Press. Book Review | May 01 1949.